|Address:||6919 River Rd, Lockport, KY 40036|
|Monday:||7:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Tuesday:||7:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday:||7:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Thursday:||7:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Friday:||7:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Saturday:||7:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sunday:||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
Friendly place to go & nice people that own it. Family owned & operated.
great general store owners friendly need more places like this
I visited this all too familiar friendly place once again after several years of frequent visits, because I lived right up the road on Drennon. I have missed visiting with and talking to Carolyn and Vernon. Right nice folks they are. Stop in have a bologna and cheese sammich topped off with mayo and perhaps a tomato. Sit a while and chat up (or rather, chatted to 🤣), have an ice cream out of the freezer, or enjoy a cold drink (no, not beer, but you can stock up here with some, take a gander at the items for sale (new and used) yes, I said that. This isn't just an actual MOM & POP STORE that has survived the fading away of these types long ago, it is a piece of local history. You see, it is a REAL MOM &POP owned store. They live net door, their kin live next door, I live right up that road once more, in the same house and farm. They're still here, never moved or went anywhere. It looks the same, has the same stuff and atmosphere as it did nearly 15 years ago when I was living up that Drennon Road next to the Powell Farm. Yessir, yessum, this store is unique as it is a grocery, a deli, a gas station, a "fish tellin' of the whopper that got away" sit a spell joint, and also believe it... a Flea Market all in one! So listen when I tell you, turn onto HWY 202 (Drennon Road, pass Flat Rock Road I. That sheep curve, continue a few miles and before you arrive at the small town of LOCKPORT, stop at SHARP'S GROCERY after the Stop Sign at River Road on the left, you can't miss it. 2 gas pumps, storefront, and you're welcome and invited, so "Thanks fer stoppin' in, and y'all come back now, ya hear?" It's next to the LITTLE KENTUCKY RIVER, a stones throw and a holler away (no not the yellin' holler, the crick type (no not the one in yet neck type meanin' yer neck be stiff, and nothin' at all to do with a "crick"-it or cricket - chirp chirpitty churp. The flowing water type "CRICK" or creek down in the holler. No, doggone it dad blammit, NOT THE HOLLERIN KIND! Oh nevermind, just drop by or wave iffin ya can't stop in..... See ya on the next road ...Y'all
One if the few true Mom and Pop type businesses left. Owned and run for over 40 years. You can get the basics, a deli sandwich, cold beer to go and of course gas. They also have a surprisingly good assortment of hardware and odd and ends.
Like many "convenience stores", Sharp's Grocery is a place that sells gasoline, groceries and snacks. But it's a lot more than a convenience store. This place is a valuable asset to a rural area.
Sharp's Grocery is located on the West side of the Kentucky River. The river is a formidable obstacle to East-West transportation in this rural area. There is only one bridge across the river between Carrollton and Frankfort. (At Gratz.) There are only two other places in the area where one can buy gasoline and Groceries, neither very close. (Ace's Groceries, and the Monterrey Market)
Sharp's Grocery is small, but provides their customers with a good selection of groceries, hardware, personal necessities and household products. They sell live bait too. There's a lot of merchandise in this place and it's a little bit crowded. Just ask for what you want and they'll get it for you.
This is a place where folks drop in to visit when they stop for gasoline or groceries. You can get it something to eat here too.
The Kentucky River and nearby Wildlife Management Areas attract boaters, hunting and fishing enthusiasts, many of whom stop at Sharp's for the things they need.
The people here are very friendly and helpful. The store is open seven days a week. Cash, credit and debit cards are accepted. The restroom is available to the public, but you'll need to ask. (It's the modern indoor kind).
The facility is wheelchair accessible, except for the restroom.
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